How cloud and AI work together

77% of IT leaders believe a unified cloud, data and AI platform is crucial to long-term success.¹ Explore the Oxford Economics study to gain measured insights on cloud from 6,000 IT leaders.

Architectural transformation

Unify and simplify with a holistic approach

Today’s enterprises need agility, scale and the ability to innovate. This requires an IT architecture that can take full advantage of applications and data no matter where they reside. Learn how an integrated cloud and AI strategy can create more intelligent workflows, accelerate outcomes and propel business transformation.

The hybrid cloud platform

Designed for industry, security and the freedom to build and run anywhere, explore the platform that gives you up to 2.5x higher value.² The hybrid cloud platform from IBM and Red Hat® helps develop and deploy applications across clouds, integrate security, and automate operations with management visibility.

The role of Red Hat in a hybrid multicloud environment (01:46)

The role of Red Hat in a hybrid multicloud environment (01:46)

Do more with cloud and AI

Put workloads where it makes sense with security and compliance

Build and modernize applications


By 2023, 90% of current applications will still be in use, but most won’t be modernized.³



Deploy on an open, secure public cloud


IBM Cloud supports more than 1,000 enterprise clients and more than 20,000 production clusters using Kubernetes.⁴

Securely optimize your IT with velocity


71% of enterprises are now using three or more clouds.⁵

Accelerate your journey to AI


81% of business leaders do not understand the data and infrastructure required for AI.⁶


¹ Oxford Economics. "Greater than the sum of their parts: How cloud and AI work together." November 2020.

² IBM Institute for Business Value. “The hybrid cloud platform advantage: A guiding star to enterprise transformation,” by Jim Comfort, Blaine Dolph, Steve Robinson, Lynn Kesterson-Townes, Anthony Marshall. March 2020.

³ Forester. “Beneath the surface of digital transformation.” January 2018.

⁵ David Metcalfe. “Cloud computing news blog: The multicloud era is here. Is your team ready?” February 2018.

⁶ Sam Ransbotham, David Kiron, Philipp Gerbert, and Martin Reeves. “MIT Sloan Management Review Research Report - Reshaping Business with Artificial Intelligence.” 2017.